Google now has more than about half a dozen versions of the Android operating system in the mobile ecosystem, but the majority of Android-based devices that are running at least one more recent version of the OS-Gingerbread.
On December 1, 50.6 percent who are running versions of Android 2.3, Gingerbread, the majority of which are on Android 2.3.3 or higher, according to statistics posted on the Google developer site. Android 2.2 Froyo still at 35.3 percent of mobile phones.
It was moved from October, however, when 45.3 percent of the devices that run Android Froyo and 38.2 percent are running Gingerbread.
Approximately 9.6 percent of Android devices running Android 2.1 Eclair, 1.3 percent who have Android 1.6 Donut, and 0.8 percent had a first recurrence of a mobile platform, Android 1.5 Cupcake.
Android 3.0 Honeycomb, which is intended only for the tablets, has about 2.4 percent of the Android market, with most (1.2 percent) on Android 3.2.
The most recent version of the OS, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, debuted last month. It will first become available in the United States on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus through Verizon Wireless, but the carrier still has not announced a release date. Google reportedly testing of ICS on the employees’ Nexus S smartphone, it released the source code of ICS in November.